Forecasters adding new layers of storm warnings

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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:12 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center intends to broaden its advance warning system for severe weather after finding that days it labeled with a “slight risk” turned out to be pretty nasty.

State emergency managers say they’re already attuned to bad weather, but believe a new warning system with two additional categories, “enhanced” and “marginal,” could keep them from crying “wolf” — and the public from tuning them out.

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